guardship

noun (1)
guard·​ship

Definition of guardship

 (Entry 1 of 2)

guard ship

noun (2)
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Definition of guard ship (Entry 2 of 2)

: a warship under way or at anchor assigned to a special administrative duty or required to maintain temporarily a higher degree of readiness than others of the squadron

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History and Etymology for guardship

Noun (1)

guard entry 1 + -ship

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“Guardship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guardship. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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